Wisconsin WIC Program Website
For more information regarding the WIC Program in Wisconsin.
The National WIC site.
National WIC Association
For information regarding the WIC Program, legislative issues, updates, etc.
Wisconsin WIC Association
For information regarding the Wisconsin WIC Association.
Nutrition Information Websites:
USDA – Foods and Nutrition
For information on USDA Programs, including WIC, other child nutrition programs, Food Stamps and Team Nutrition.
Choose My Plate (USDA link)
Tips for making school lunches tastier and healthier.
USDA Food and Nutrition Information Center (USDA link)
Contains a library of food and nutrition informaiton for consumers and health professionals.
The American Dietetic Association
Provides a wide range of food and nutrition information for consumers and health professionals.
USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP)
Has information on the USDA’s Food Guide Pyramid and the Dietary Guidelines. It provides recipes, tips and nutrition research, and you can calculate your Healthy Eating Index score.
National Dairy Council
This site provides resources for consumers and health professionals on the benefits of dairy. It also provides easy suggestions on how to add dairy foods to your diet.
Fish Consumption Advice This DNR site gives the most updated fish consumption advise to people who eat fish from Wisconsin’s waters.
Websites with information on Pregnancy and Infant Feeding:
Secrets of Baby Behavior
In this blog, experienced moms (who happen to be experts) will help parents understand why babies behave the way they do and share tips to help parents cope with the ups and downs of this new and exciting time of life.
This website provides up-to-date information to assist parents with their breastfeeding baby. Resources include, but are not limited to, free information sheets, video clips, and articles. The creators of the resources, Dr Jack Newman and lactation consultant Edith Kernerman have collectively seen tens of thousands of babies over the years.
American Pregnancy Association
This website provides information on tea drinking during pregnancy.
Nursing is Normal
A photographic display of nursing moms in public settings.
March of Dimes
For information on maternal and infant health on this website. You can receive informed answers to your questions. Find information on pre-pregnancy and prenatal issues, birth defects, genetics, drug use and exposure to environmental hazards during pregnancy, and related topics.
Websites with info on Children’s Issues:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Provides information and related links for ‘parent-friendly’ resources throughout the CDC website.
Children with Special Health Care Needs
A valuable resource for families that have children with special health care needs.
Zero to Three
Contains information about brain development and other issues related to early childhood development.
Websites with info Hunger/Food Security:
The Hunger Task Force of Milwaukee
For information on advocacy on hunger issues, support for emergency feeding programs, and food collection and distribution with links to other advocacy programs.